The table below looks at the statistics for the MySQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 401 394 399
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 10 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.053% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.056% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Average daily rate £550 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MySQL DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

MySQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL DBA in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

MySQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

MySQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL DBA across the London region.

MySQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in London

MySQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL DBA across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

MySQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in London

MySQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL DBA across the London region.

MySQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in London

MySQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +39 2 - -
MySQL DBA
England

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited MySQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with MySQL DBA in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) Migration
5 6 (28.57%) Percona
5 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
6 5 (23.81%) Replication
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
7 4 (19.05%) High Availability
7 4 (19.05%) MariaDB
8 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (14.29%) Perl
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (9.52%) Tandem
9 2 (9.52%) Web Development
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Back Office
9 2 (9.52%) Finance

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited MySQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with MySQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 4 (19.05%) MariaDB
4 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (9.52%) Back Office
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) French Language
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Tandem
3 1 (4.76%) BBC
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) iDTV
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) CentOS
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Kanban
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Percona
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Sun
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica